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511049: CVE-2009-1382 CVE-2009-2459 mimeTeX: various flaws

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in mimetex.cgi in mimeTeX, when downloaded before 20090713, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TeX file with long (1) picture, (2) circle, or (3) input tags.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1382 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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